Ales Zemanek - CEO - AZUB BIKE

Libor Zemánek

SINCE 2006

Libor is Laďa’s son which makes him Aleš’s nephew. So AZUB is basically a family company where many other Aleš’s relatives who supported him at the beginnings of his business still work. Today they give the company a bit of a family touch. Libor joined AZUB straight after finishing secondary school and became an expert on the construction of tricycles when the company teamed up with the Australian Greenspeed. Later, he became the head of the whole production division. At the beginning of 2016, it became necessary to improve the delivery of assembly parts, as more and more bikes and trikes were being custom built, so he has focused on parts ordering and quick deliveries of bicycle parts and components.

Libor’s big hobby is challenging multi-discipline events, such as the Spartan Race or Army Run. Although at the beginning of his “Spartan” career no one really thought he would succeed and persevere, he sure did. And now, he has started occupying really interesting places even in races with a huge number of participants. His craziest race was the Spartan Beast in which he had to deal with 35 barriers over a distance of 32 kilometres.

What exactly do you do in AZUB?
A buyer and dealing with the dispatch.

How did you come to work here?
Family is a mighty powerful force.

What made the prospect of working in AZUB attractive for you?
An interesting team and the fact that I could build something.

What do you enjoy most about your work?
I cannot choose just one thing, there are more things I enjoy.

And what do you really hate?
Getting up in the mornings.

Do you remember your first encounter with a recumbent bike?
It was in AZUB.

Which AZUB model do you like the best and why?
The FAT, because it’s a bike for “real men”, closely followed by the Ti-Fly.

When you are not in AZUB, what do you do?
A lot of things.

Which bike do you use the most?
Dacia Dokker 1.6 petrol + LPG and then the FAT and the Ti-FLY.

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